patriotic acngs and the Purdue band played national aire. AGED PREACHER ARRESTED lllnols Man Held aa Pro - German De - Clares Loyalty to U. S. PEORIA. 111.. June 11. Arrested aa he stepped from his pulpit for alleged Pro - German utterances, the Rev. J. V. Clarke paator of the Aatorla (111.) Chrlatian Chrlatian church, faced a crowd which tried to force its way into his church yesterday, yesterday, and in gentle words told the anrry townspeople that the scene reminded him f the crucifixion. On the atepa of the church the white - haired minister told of his love for the United States, saluted the Rag several times and aaaerted that he would be wining to carry a gun and follow the Stare and Stripes In the preeant war. Aa he waa driven away tn the aherifr automobile he turned and waved a farewell farewell to Lis congregation.